Aunt in the Amazon by Diane Wallace
A true adventure coloring book story in English and Spanish
Illustrations by the author
80 pages, softbound, 8.5 x 11"
Published Feb 2020 by Wallace Inc.
Aunt in the Amazon, a coloring book story in Spanish and English, takes your family on an adventurous expedition down the Amazon. It's the perfect book for bilingual families with kids of all ages. Even the youngest children can color a dolphin or monkey while learning the names in Spanish or English.
This true adventure story is about not being afraid of other cultures, and also facing personal fears –such as mysterious noises late at night. The engaging coloring book story will inspire curiosity about the world, interest in other cultures and a desire to travel without fear.
Body Wisdom by Dr. Gerald J. Senogles, D.O.M., L.Ac.
Secrets for Achieving Health,
Illustrations by Katy Cauker
Print and eBook
187 pages, softbound, 6 x 9"
Published Oct. 2019 by
In Oriental Medicine, covering up symptoms with drugs is not good enough. So it is to the Oriental Medical system with its knowledge and understanding we turn to learn why we develop disease conditions and how to treat the root causes so the body can return to the natural state of health to which we are all entitled.
Dr. Senogles was one of the first 50 graduates in the field of Oriental Medicine in the United States. He has been in private Oriental Medical practice since 1979.
"sage volume...practical, beneficial guide...
PURSUIT - Book 1: Ya Kuwinda by Brandon Wiggins
282 pages, softbound, 6 x 9"
Author Brandon Wiggins brings a wealth of knowledge of politics, science, nature, and current events to this engrossing and entertaining work of fiction. This impressive debut novel combines an appealing heroine, non-stop action, an exotic setting, whip-smart humor, romance, and science for an epic adventure worthy of Indiana Jones.
Rediscovering Darwin by David Loye
204 pages, softbound, 6 x 9"
"...makes the whole evolutionary theory hang together as 'Love-in-action.'" - Ken Wilber
David Loye is an internationally known psychologist, evolutionary systems scientist, and author of thirty books including the national award winning The Healing of a Nation.
In this new work, Rediscovering Darwin, Loye describes the true Darwin: a visionary moral thinker, not a mechanistic random-evolutionist. This is a groundbreaking book by a world authority on the writings of Charles Darwin.
The Great Silent Grandmother Gathering
44 pages, softbound, 6.5 x 6.5"
In 2004 Sharon Mehdi wrote a little story about two grandmothers who stood in the park to save the world. It sold many thousands of copies, it was translated into half a dozen languages, and was trandformed into a play. Now, in 2018, we need the grandmothers more than ever, and their daughters and their granddaughters.
Lucky Valley Press was delighted to re-design and produce this anniversary edition of The Great Silent Grandmother Gathering.
Color Historic Jacksonville
34 pages, softbound, 8.5 x 8.5"
Jacksonville, Oregon is recognized as one of the West's outstanding examples of a nineteenth-century mining and agricultural town. Nearly unaltered by the passing of time, Jacksonville is a living depiction of an era long past.
Southern Oregon artist Anne Brooke Hawkins has captured 28 of these historic buildings in pen and ink. Fun for colorers of all ages, the pen and ink drawings are perfect for for colored pencils, crayons, markers, or oil pastels.
Sobrietease by Martha Carucci
192 pages, softbound, 5 x 8 "
For many, the word alcoholic conjures up images of the person on the street with a brown-bagged bottle. But what about the mom next to you at the PTA meeting? This is a humorous and heartfelt story about a suburban mom's journey through recovery and sobriety into a better life. Read it and weep and hopefully laugh.
The Emerging Healer by Chevonna Gaylor
Print and eBook
112 pages, softbound, 5x 8"
In this insightful narrative for therapists and mental health professionals, Chevonna Gaylor models the process of exploring your own personal story to support your growth as a healer. She shares her experiences, hoping you will consider your own. Ideas for clinical application and a processing question are provided at the end of each chapter, to stimulate your thoughts about the content.
Sam and Eli by Carol P. Johnson
36 pages, softbound, 8 x 8"
Sam and Eli are a couple of errant angels who get into a bit of mischief at Christmastime.
This story was told by Carol Johnson to her children, and was lovingly Distributed by them after her death.
With illustrations by Curt Evans.
Feeding Alice by Shelley Schachter
124 pages, softbound, 6 x 9"
Carmel valley, California, has long been known for a wide array of fine restaurants, and Shelley's kitchen was one of them. In this ode to his wife, Shelley shares his favorite recipes and his four-color photographs of the meals he cooked for Alice.
Penitentiary Tales: A Love Story
Illustrations by the Author
404 pages, softbound, 6" x 9"
Published Nov. 2019 by
The escapades of Dean Davis, a thirty-something, educated, straight white male from the affluent community of Sausalito, in Marin County, California, who is sent to an Illinois prison dominated by a daunting, ethnically diverse population of inmates from the mean streets of Chicago. How does he do his time? What challenges does he meet? How does the experience affect his social and political consciousness?
Addressing issues of race and gender, it is at once a serious inquiry into the minds and hearts of the marginalized and the oppressed, and a bit of a romp. It will appeal to intelligent readers of all persuasions who appreciate a literary walk on the wild side.
Kaden's Shells by Jeanie Gould
Illustrations by Dai Thomas
A whimsical story of young Kaden exploring marvels at the beach, while grandma weaves in life lessons of understanding, compassion, and empathy for those with differences; celebrating their special powers.
Grandfather's Garden by David Loye
Some Bedtime Stories
Print and eBook
Grandfather's Garden has the endearing quality of a classic of a new kind. As with the Harry Potter books, its rollicking stream of quirky tales is for "both little and big folk." That is, it's for "kids, teens, grownups, and for the close, warm delight of reading aloud at bedtime."
MIGRATION by Richard Rawson
154 pages, 6 x 9 inches
The compelling story of seven generations of the Rawson family, from the governing councils of Puritan Boston in the 1600s to the rich farmlands of southern Michigan two hundred years later. "Migration" brings a fresh perspective to America's earliest western movement.
Eleanor Bobbin and the Magical, Merciful,
40 pages, softbound, 6.5 x 6.5"
The world is in chaos. Rancor and retribution rule the day. Greed and fear have been crowned King of All That Is. For many, there seems to be no hope. And yet... and yet... hidden beneath the helplessness and hopelessness there is a glimmer of light, of forgiveness, compassion, kindness or love. Such little words but they can create miracles and make the impossible possible. They can heal lives. And sometimes, whole communities. Just ask Eleanor Bobbin.
Boss by Charles Osborne
166 pages, 6 x 9 inches
S.F.B Morse first arrived on the Monterey Peninsula in 1915, and fell in love with the pristine forested hills and spectacular Pacific coastline. There he created a playground for his wealthy sporting friends and called it "Pebble Beach." This definitive biography is the first time his story has been told.
Forging Faith by Gates McKibbin
The ultimate source of freedom is faith. But like the most rewarding accomplishments, your faith becomes more profound especially when it is challenged and then affirmed. This penetrating volume of messages from spirit will enable you to reach deep within yourself. You will discover what tests your faith, what supports your belief in the unseen and how you can sustain the courage to serve spirit throughout your life.
PERSONAL AND FAMILY MEMOIRS
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The Nealons of Table Rock
244 pages, softbound, 8.5x11"
In 1973 Katherine Nealon wrote and compiled a history of her ancestors, who homesteaded in Southern Oregon in the 1880s.
Lucky Valley Press created an exact replica of the original hand-illustrated typed manuscript.
Light at the End of the Tunnel by Sally Latimer
134 pages, softbound, 5 x 8"
Sally Latimer knows that "the cost of great love is grief." In her memoir, A Light at the End of the Tunnel, her grief is expressed and her survival clearly addressed.
She hopes by writing this book she can bring hope to others who are suffering, and to let them know there is help "out there."
The Journey by Antonius Laenen
Illustrated by the author
The book's subtitle says it all: "An escape from Nazi-occupied Europe during WWII A story from a father to his children based on real life incidents." Laenen tells the heartfelt story of his family's journey from Europe to the USA to escape the Nazis.
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